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Snake Eater (1989)

 -  Action  -  31 March 1989 (Canada)
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack 'Soldier' Kelly
Josie Bell ...
The Kid
Robert Scott ...
Junior
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King
Cheryl Jeans ...
Jennifer
Larry Csonka ...
Bronsky
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Santucci
Mowava Pryor ...
Chloe
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Bob Piedalve ...
Harold
Jackie Lesage ...
Dorothy
Matthew Mabe ...
Eli
Barry Minshull ...
Slim (as Barry Minshell)
Carl Cook ...
Clyde
Sandra Brown ...
Sissy
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister. Written by Ørnås

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As dirty as Dirty Harry, as dangerous as Deliverance. See more »

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31 March 1989 (Canada)  »

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Az exkommandós  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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When Soldier and Kid are bound into sleeping bags, the ropes change position several times between shots. See more »

Quotes

[while imprisoned in a pig pen]
Jennifer: I was told not to eat the fish up here, because of the pollution.
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Connections

Referenced in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) See more »

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Soldier
Written by John Massari & Brian Wild
Performed by Brian Wild
© Cinemars XVIII and Company, Limited Partnership
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* OUT OF FIVE
7 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lorenzo Lamas stars as Jack `Solider` Kelly an ex-vietnam vet and a renegade cop who goes on a search and destroy mission to save his sister from backwoods rednecks. Atrocious movie is so cheaply made and so bad that Ron Palillo is third billed, and yet has 3 minutes of screen time, and even those aren't any good. Overall a terrible movie, but the scenes with Lorenzo Lamas and Josie Bell hanging from a tree bagged and gagged are worth a few (unintentional) laughs. Followed by an improved sequel.


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